The Oyster Box Hotel

The Oyster Box known as the grand old dame of local hotels (it opened in 1947), has recently been renovated providing brilliantly elegant bedrooms and exotic detail whilst still providing its colonial charm, impeccable service, lush tropical gardens and breath-taking seaside setting.

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  • Flexible booking terms
  • Secured deposit
  • 100% financial protection
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Emergency medical care

The Oyster Box offers 86 rooms divided into 10 room types including garden facing and sea facing rooms, suites and villas. There's also an award-winning spa set amid tropical gardens, a mouth-watering menu of restaurants and bars ,a cinema, two swimming pools and a gym..

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Getting There

The city centre of Durban is a 15 minute drive away, Umhlanga Village with its numerous shopping facilities is a 2 minute walk, and King Shaka International Airport can be reached in 15 minutes.


The Oyster Box is conveniently located near the vibrant chic city of Durban, with a wealth of attractions nearby such as - golf courses, shopping centres, Big 5 game and nature reserves, beaches and mountains.

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Review of The Oyster Box Hotel

Courtney Barnett

Review of The Oyster Box Hotel

Greg Espey

It lived up to and surpassed all expectations. An incredible relic. Five star luxury in a family hotel. Amazing attentive staff. The children had a blast too

08/06/2021 Read full trip review

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